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Cooke et al. (2015) covered in MITNews
MIT researchers find where visual memories are made

Tian et al. (2015) highlighted in SFARI News
Drug abates symptoms in two genetic models of autism

Tian et al. (2015) covered in MITnews
New findings reveal genetic brain disorders converge at the synapse

VIDEO:
Picower Spring Symposium (2014)
Restoring Brain Functions: Recovery from Genetic and Environmental Adversity

Gavornik & Bear (2014) covered in MITnews
New Respect for Primary Visual Cortex

Osterweil et al. (2013) highlighted in Nature Science-Business eXchange (SciBX)
Statins for Fragile X (html) (pdf)

Osterweil et al. (2013) highlighted in Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Lovastatin as Fragile X Therapy (html) (pdf)

Osterweil et al. (2013) previewed in Neuron
Fragile X Syndrome Therapeutics: Translation, Meet Translational Medicine

Henderson et al. (2012) highlighted in Autism Speaks top articles of 2012
Arbaclofen Shows Promise for Treating Core Symptoms of Autism

Berry-Kravis et al. (2012) highlighted in Autism Speaks top articles of 2012
Arbaclofen Shows Promise for Treating Core Symptoms of Autism

Henderson et al. (2012) highlighted in Simons Foundation notable papers of 2012
Drug improves social deficits in fragile X syndrome

Berry-Kravis et al. (2012) highlighted in Simons Foundation notable papers of 2012
Drug Improves Social Deficits in Fragile X Syndrome

AUDIO: Fragile X therapeutics research covered by NPR (2012)
Progress Made On Drug For Autism Symptoms (html) (mp3)

Fragile X therapeutics research covered by Reuters (2012)
Special Report: New drugs, fresh hope for autism patients (pdf) (html)

Michelon et al. (2012) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Chronic Pharmacological mGlu5 Inhibition Corrects Fragile X in Adult Mice

Michelon et al. (2012) previewed in The Boston Globe
Could autism be reversed with a pill?

Michelon et al. (2012) previewed in Neuron
Fragile X Syndrome Therapeutics S(C)TEP through the Developmental Window

VIDEO: Vernon Mountcastle Lecture at Johns Hopkins University (2012)
Cortical Synaptic Plasticity: From Amblyopia to Autism

Auerbach et al. (2011) highlighted in Simons Foundation notable papers of 2011
Tuberous sclerosis, fragile X may be molecular opposites

Auerbach et al. (2011) covered in Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Fragile Synaptic Balance

Auerbach et al. (2011) covered in Simons Foundation Year in Review
Tuberous Sclerosis, Fragile X May Be Molecular Opposites

Auerbach et al. (2011) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Mutations Causing Syndromic Autism Define an Axis of Synaptic Pathophysiology

Auerbach et al. (2011) covered in MITnews
A New Piece to the Autism Puzzle

Rachmuth et al. (2011) covered in MITnews
Mimicking the Brain, in Silicon

VIDEO: Address to Congressional Research Caucus posted by FRAXA (2011)
Autism treatments and the case of Fragile X: Dr. Mark Bear's address to Congress

VIDEO: Special symposium with David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel (2011)
Early Explorations of the Visual Cortex

Potential autism treatments covered in Time.com (2010)
New Version of an Old Drug Could Treat Autism (and Addiction Too)

Seaside Therapeutics covered in NeuroInvestment (2010)
Fragile X Special Report: Accelerating the CNS Cycle

Potential autism treatments covered in Forbes, Forbes.com, and ForbesAsia (2010)
Mark Bear's Fight To Decode Autism
The Man Behind Biotech's Bold Push For Autism Drugs
Decoding Autism

Seaside Therapeutics' Fragile X research covered in The Boston Globe (2010)
Matthew's Liberation: Seaside at Forefront of New Approach to Fragile X

VIDEO: CSHL Symposium on Quantitative Biology (2010)
Fulfilling the Promise of Molecular Medicine in a Developmental Brain Disorder

Autism and Fragile X research covered in Technology Review (2010)
Understanding Autism

Fragile X research covered in The New York Times (2010)
Promise Seen in Drug for Retardation Syndrome

McCurry et al. (2010) covered in MITnews
A Change of Mind

Autism and Fragile X research covered in Popular Science (2010)
Frontiers of Medicine: Radical Cures - Reversing Autism

Fragile X research covered in Spectrum (2009)
Fragile X Breakthrough

Fragile X research covered in MITnews (2009)
Back to (Brain) Basics

Blais et al. (2008) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Recovery from monocular deprivation using binocular deprivation

AUDIO: Autism and Fragile X research covered on NPR (2008)
Drugs Hint At Potential Reversal Of Autism

Autism and Fragile X research covered in HHMI Bulletin (2008)
Fixing Fragile X

Liu et al. (2008) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Cannabinoid receptor blockade reveals parallel plasticity mechanisms...

Liu et al. (2008) covered in MITnews
Study Suggests Caution on New Anti-Obesity Drug in Kids

VIDEO: Discussion of Fragile X research posted by FRAXA (2007)
Fragile X - Hitting the Mark

Dölen et al. (2007) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Correction of fragile X syndrome in mice

Dölen et al. (2007) covered in MIT TechTalk
Inherited Retardation, Autism Corrected in Mice

Dölen et al. (2007) covered in HHMI News
Discovery Points to Treatment Approach for Fragile X Syndrome

Dölen et al. (2007) covered in MITnews
MIT Corrects Inherited Retardation, Autism in Mice

Special Lecture at SFN Annual Meeting covered in MITnews (2007)
Big MIT Contingent at Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Dölen et al. (2007) covered in Neurology Today
Glutamate Blockade Corrects Fragile X Syndrome in Mice, Human Trials Are Planned

Profile in The Boston Globe (2007)
Studying, and Managing, Brainpower

Appointment of director of the Picower Institute covered in The Tech (2007)
Neuroscience Professor Named New Picower Institute Director

Appointment of director of the Picower Institute covered in TechTalk (2007)
Mark Bear Named Picower Director

Appointment of director of the Picower Institute covered in MITnews (2007)
Mark Bear Named Picower Director

Whitlock et al. (2006) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Learning induces long-term potentiation in the hippocampus

Whitlock et al. (2006) covered in NIMH Science News
Clues to Making and Breaking Memories Included in List of Year’s Top Science

Whitlock et al. (2006) named one of 10 breakthroughs of the year in Science (2006)
9: The Persistence of Memory

Whitlock et al. (2006) covered in The Boston Globe
Pick Your Own Memories?

Whitlock et al. (2006) covered in MITnews
MIT Provides First Evidence for Learning Mechanism

Fragile X research discussed in Science (2006)
A Fix for Fragile X Syndrome?

Shuler & Bear (2006) evaluated by Faculty of 1000
Reward timing in the primary visual cortex

VIDEO:
Seminar on plasticity in visual cortex posted by NIH (2005)
The Ups and Downs of Ocular Dominance Plasticity in Visual Cortex

Memory research discussed in Newsweek (2004)
Medicine's Next Level

Fragile X research covered in Mass High Tech (2004)
Scientists Target X Factor in Retardation Research

Fragile X research covered in The Boston Globe (2004)
Fragile promise

Fragile X research covered in MITnews (2004)
Work Offers Hope for Treating Retardation

Fragile X research covered in TechTalk (2004)
Work Offers Hope for Treating Retardation

Memory research discussed in Science (2004)
A Star-Studded Search for Memory-Enhancing Drugs